Police recently apprehended two brothers who allegedly committed a violent assault against a homeless man in Dover, NJ.
The violent incident happened under a railroad pass in Dover, New Jersey. According to Dover officials, one of the suspects brandished a knife during an attack of a homeless person who was attempting to sleep in tents near railroad tracks under Route 46.
The victim went to the Dover Police Department and told police that the suspects punched and kicked him, in addition to slashing him with a knife.
According to law enforcement, the suspects might have been highly intoxicated when they attacked the victim.
Dover police investigated the incident and quickly located the suspects, who are believed to be homeless as well.
The suspects, two brothers, were placed under arrest and charged with aggravated assault. Additionally, the suspect accused of wielding the knife during the attack was charged with possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.
After being arrested and charged, the suspects were transported to the Morris County Correctional Facility in Morristown, New Jersey. They were being held at the jail in lieu of bail amounts.
Law enforcement indicated that the suspects are undocumented immigrants from Honduras. As a result, they could face deportation once the criminal charges have been resolved.
For more information about this case, view the NJ.com article entitled “2 Brothers Accused of Assaulting Homeless Man under Railroad Overpass in Dover.”